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01/06/2017 - First Friday Coffee Club

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2017-01-03 20:00
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee Club hosted by Spirit of the West at the Goodey Gallery and Western Art Association. Don't forget your business cards for the door prize drawing!

Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community. It is free and open to any business in the county!

01/12/2017 - Lunch & Learn - Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2017-01-02 20:00
Brad Worthley will be presenting "Mastering the Art of Public Speaking."

Public speaking is the greatest fear most people have, even greater than spiders and death itself. 74% of the population has what is called "Glossophobia" which is stage fright or the fear of public speaking. There is also a small part of the population who are comfortable speaking in front of people and they want to learn to do it better (or to make a living as a professional speaker). Brad will unlock the secrets to being a great public speaker and provide you with his 26 years of experience as one of the highest-rated presenters in the world.

Topics include:
  • How to Eliminate Fear
  • Providing Value to Your Audience
  • The Eight Secrets to a Great Speech
  • Why PowerPoint is The Kiss of Death
  • Why You Should Never Break the #1 Rule in Public Speaking
This event is free, but please register. Lunch will be available for purchase from Rodeo City Bar-B-Q.

01/10/2017 - Science Fun Night

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2016-12-29 20:00
Come explore various science stations and experience the students' Rube Goldberg machines! FREE and fun for all ages! Snacks provided!

01/10/2017 - Knitting Essentials

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2016-12-28 20:00
Interested in picking up knitting? This course offers choices of simple, guided knit projects (scarf, potholder, set of coasters, etc.) to work on during class. Gain a breadth of skills and tips that will be useful for tackling future projects, such as learning to knit and purl, casting on and binding off, doing corrections, and anything in between! Become comfortable pairing yarn with needles, measuring gauge, and reading patterns. Find success in personal knitting endeavors, and discover the benefits that knitting has to offer. To register for this course, please follow the link below. http://bit.ly/2hccCBO

01/08/2017 - The Mountaintop

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2016-12-22 20:00
Jan. 8 | 2:00 p.m. Tower Theatre in McConnell Hall Free | Open to the public The iconic play “The Mountaintop” will be coming to CWU for three days in January. This performance is part of the Martin Luther King Jr., celebration. This play, written by Katori Hall, is a re-imagining of King’s last night on earth where a stranger forces King to confront his destiny and legacy while also addresses contemporary issues of race, resistance and progress. The performances will be held in the Tower Theatre in McConnell Hall on Jan. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and on Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. This event will be free and open to the public. The production will feature two students, Nathaniel Hiko Addison and Jaeana Davis, who will play Martin Luther King Jr. and the hotel maid, Camae, respectively. For more information, contact Matthieu Chapman at 509-963-1750 or Matthieu.chapman@cwu.edu.

01/07/2017 - The Mountaintop

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2016-12-21 20:00
Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m. Tower Theatre in McConnell Hall Free | Open to the public The iconic play “The Mountaintop” will be coming to CWU for three days in January. This performance is part of the Martin Luther King Jr., celebration. This play, written by Katori Hall, is a re-imagining of King’s last night on earth where a stranger forces King to confront his destiny and legacy while also addresses contemporary issues of race, resistance and progress. The performances will be held in the Tower Theatre in McConnell Hall on Jan. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and on Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. This event will be free and open to the public. The production will feature two students, Nathaniel Hiko Addison and Jaeana Davis, who will play Martin Luther King Jr. and the hotel maid, Camae, respectively. For more information, contact Matthieu Chapman at 509-963-1750 or Matthieu.chapman@cwu.edu.

01/01/2017 - First Day Hikes

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2016-12-19 20:00
Olmstead Place Historical State Park 1 easy mile on the Altapes Interpretive Trail Time of Event: 10 a.m. Meeting Location: 921 N Ferguson Rd., Ellensburg, WA 98926; North (first) park entrance Friendly dogs allowed on leash. Length of Trail: 1 mile roundtrip. Dress for the weather (it can be windy); wear appropriate footwear for snow, wet grass and mud Call for more information: 509-925-1943

01/01/2017 - First Day Hikes - Ginkgo Petrified Forest

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2016-12-19 20:00
Gingko Petrified Forest State Park Gingko Petrified Forest Trail The trailhead is located two miles west of the interpretive center. This trail goes through an ancient fossil bed with nearly two-dozen petrified logs exposed. Along the trail you also will find ice-rafted erratics remaining from Ice Age floodwaters thousands of years ago. Very amazing! Time of Event: 1 p.m. Friendly dogs allowed on leash. Length of Trail: 3 miles (~200’ elevation gain) Dress for the weather (it can be windy); wear appropriate footwear for snow.

01/06/2017 - The Mountaintop

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2016-12-17 20:00
Jan. 6 | 7:30 p.m. Tower Theatre in McConnell Hall Free | Open to the public The iconic play “The Mountaintop” will be coming to CWU for three days in January. This performance is part of the Martin Luther King Jr., celebration on campus. This play, written by Katori Hall, is a re-imagining of King’s last night on earth where a stranger forces King to confront his destiny and legacy while also addresses contemporary issues of race, resistance and progress. The performances will be held in the Tower Theatre in McConnell Hall on Jan. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and on Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. This event will be free and open to the public. The production will feature two students, Nathaniel Hiko Addison and Jaeana Davis, who will play Martin Luther King Jr. and the hotel maid, Camae, respectively. For more information, contact Matthieu Chapman at 509-963-1750 or Matthieu.chapman@cwu.edu.

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